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R. C. L'EsteveThe Definitive Guide to Azure Data Engineeringhttps://doi.org/10.1007/978-1-4842-7182-7_14

14. Load Excel Sheets into Azure SQL Database Tables

Ron C. L’Esteve1  
Chicago, IL, USA

The need to load data from Excel spreadsheets into SQL databases has been a long-standing requirement for many organizations over the course of many years. Previously, tools such as VBA, SSIS, C#, and more have been used to perform this data ingestion orchestration process. Microsoft Azure’s Excel connector (https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/azure/data-factory/format-excel) for Azure Data Factory (ADF) is a promising cloud-based connector that allows for an easy-to-use, ...

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